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College of Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Shaping Tomorrow's Business Innovators

Managing change is the greatest challenge in our fast-paced business world. It’s the ability to shift gears, drive innovation, and excel in times of challenge that separates the leaders from the followers. Through our Western New England University MBA program, you will enhance your critical thinking skills to define problems and generate innovative solutions that can turn obstacles into opportunities. No longer a luxury, the MBA is now an essential credential for business professionals looking to advance your career to the next level.

Why Choose the MBA?

Long considered the region’s premier MBA program, the Western New England University Master of Business Administration also earns high marks for convenience and flexibility. You will complete your MBA 100% online, which the option to pursue your studies full- or part-time. Offering a General Business track or an optional concentration in Accounting, Business Law*, and Leadership, our 12-course MBA program is one of the most affordable AACSB International accredited programs in New England. View our current tuition rates. The University is accredited by AACSB International, the world's leading accrediting body for business schools.

*The Business Law concentration courses are offered on-ground at the WNE School of Law.

What to Expect MBA

“As your career progresses, I think everyone ends up in that leadership role at some point and I think the University prepared me very well for the leadership role, not only from the academic side but the small group aspect of the learning environments.”–Laura Boule

What Will You Study?

You’ll gain knowledge of the functional areas of business and integrative approaches for the development of solutions to organizational and management challenges. You will develop an understanding of a variety of organizing, planning, controlling, team-building, and communicating skills necessary to demonstrate effective and management and leadership of organizations in globally diverse and dynamic environments. You’ll graduate with an appreciation for the ethical and social responsibilities that come with leadership and will be prepared to assess and evaluate the dynamic internal and external elements of today’s competitive global environment.

Top Five Reasons to Choose The MBA Program

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Gain Market Demand Skills for Advancement and Professional Mobility

An emphasis on building skills in data analysis and decision-making, team building, leadership development, and entrepreneurial and strategic thinking makes the Western New England University MBA the right MBA for you.

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Opportunities for Professional and Industry Connections

You'll be in good company as a member of the College of Business community. Studying online or in-class, you'll collaborate and learn from other high-performing students from top organizations in the region—and across the country. This collaborative culture facilitates the building of strong ties with industry and alumni connected to important career opportunities.

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Relevant Course Design and Flexible Degree Requirements

The curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for you to develop skills that you can apply on the job immediately. You have the option to customize your MBA with a concentration or special topics courses aligned with your interests and career goals.

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Earn Your MBA from an AACSB International-accredited University

Western New England University is the only private institution in western Massachusetts accredited by AACSB International, and among fewer than 5% of business schools in the world. Member institutions confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive multiyear review.

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Flexible Options Keep Your Life in Balance

The MBA provides you with the opportunity to network with students, faculty, alumni, clients, and other professionals in a live online web conferencing learning environment you can access wherever you are via the Internet. You can earn your degree in as little as one year studying full-time or in under 2 years studying part-time.

KODIAK: Our User-Friendly Virtual Classroom

Kodiak is a state-of-the-art Learning Management System used by major universities and colleges around the world. It makes it easy for you to participate in class discussions, view calendars, communicate with faculty and classmates, post assignments, and view grades.


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